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MS Am 2174

Villard, Henry, 1835-1900. Henry Villard additional papers, 1876-1905: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: f, b
Call No.: MS Am 2174
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Villard, Henry, 1835-1900.
Title: Henry Villard additional papers,
Date(s): 1876-1905.
Quantity: 1 collection (8 volumes and 1 box (2 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Primarily scrapbooks relating to the German-born American journalist Henry Villard.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

46M-408F; 46M-409F; 46M-410F; 46M-411F; 46M-412F; 46M-413F; 46M-417F. Gift of Oswald Garrison Villard, Esq., New York, NY; received: 1946 December 30.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Henry Villard Additional Papers, 1876-1905 (MS Am 2174). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Villard was a German-born American journalist, railway promoter, financier. Hilgard was a UC Berkeley professor of agriculture, geology and natural history.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Collection is mainly composed of scrapbooks containing: reviews of the publication of the memoirs of Henry Villard, death notices of HV, material concerning HV's resignation from Northern Pacific Railway, sympathy letters on his death, clippings on his life, and other miscellaneous papers and ephemera.

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